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Explore Petra in Jordan

12 Hours

Settle into your air-conditioned vehicle to explore One of the Seven Wonders of the World and Little Petra.

Highlights

Full-day from Amman

Petra tour - Nabatean Red Rose City

“Siq”, a narrow path of 1.2 kilometres

Treasury “Al - Khazneh”

Theater, the Royal Tombs, and the Byzantine Church

Little Petra

Description

Drive to the Nabatean Red Rose City of Petra, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. As you travel, gaze at the desert landscapes and hear tales of Jordan’s history. Marvel at your first glimpse of the hauntingly beautiful Treasury “Al - Khazneh” as the canyon suddenly opens up. Witness other monuments such as the 3,000-seater Theater, the Royal Tombs, and the Byzantine Church. Climb up the Monastery on your own or the High Place of Sacrifice: a clifftop altar that was once used for animal sacrifices and other ceremonies. 

Pass by Little Petra, a small rocky valley with carvings. Come and explore one of the world’s wonders of architectural engineering combined with the ingenuity of carving for an unforgettable adventure just like that of Indiana Jones and the Transformers!

Itinerary
  • Travel from Amman to Petraexpand_more

    You will leave the hotel early in the morning to join a small group to drive south to the Nabatean Red Rose City of Petra for a classic visit. As you travel, gaze at the desert landscapes and hear tales of Jordan’s history. 

  • Explore the Rose City of Petraexpand_more

    On arrival, leave your vehicle, and enjoy a 2-hour tour of this UNESCO Heritage-listed wonder with a local guide. First, walk through the famous “Siq”, a narrow path of 1.2 kilometres; rock fissure that was once the main entrance to the city, and marvel at your first glimpse of the hauntingly beautiful Treasury “Al - Khazneh” as the canyon suddenly opens up. Admire this rose-pink masterpiece, originally built to house priceless treasures and capture it on camera. 

    Next, proceed through the widening canyon to witness other monuments such as the 3,000-seater Theater, the Royal Tombs, and the Byzantine Church. As you explore, listen as your guide describes how the Nabateans sculpted the buildings, and learn how they mastered the harsh desert conditions to make their lives here.

  • Break for Lunchexpand_more

    After around two hours of exploring, enjoy free time and lunch on your own expense.

  • Climb Up to the Monastery or High Place of Sacrifice (Time Permitting)expand_more

    If time permits, you can climb up the Monastery on your own or the High Place of Sacrifice: a clifftop altar that was once used for animal sacrifices and other ceremonies.

  • Exist the City of Petraexpand_more

    Return to Petra’s entrance and rejoin your driver. 

    Pass by Little Petra, a small rocky valley with carvings, that archaeologists believe acted as the Nabatean’s caravan before heading to the main city and as an accommodation stop for the traders who travelled through the city.

  • Return to Ammanexpand_more

    Journey back to Amman where your day trip ends with a hotel drop-off.

What's Included

Hotel pick-up and drop-off.

Seat in a coach transfer by air-conditioned leisure vehicle according to the number of participants.

English-speaking driver.

One day entrance fees to Petra; if option Jordan Pass not selected.

Horse ride before the “Siq”.

Local English-speaking guide for the classic visit of Petra.

Onboard WI-FI

What's Excluded

All types of meals, unless option with lunch selected. (Vegetarian meal by request).

All types of beverages

All types of gratuities (tips to the driver, guide, and horse boy) recommended.

Personal expenses 

Anything else not mentioned.

What to bring

Clients are advised to bring hats, sunscreen, and comfortable walking shoes. 

Know before you go

Confirmation will be received at the time of booking. 

Airport pick-up and drop-off by request. 

Order of visits may change for day tours with more than one visit as long as all sites completed. 

Contact your local operator (phone number, emergency mobile number, or email address) a day before to reconfirm pick-up arrangements provided in your voucher.

For Jordan Pass holders that purchased tour activity with entrance fees, please inform us to reimburse the entrance fees in the destination. 

Tour activity is provided in English. For other languages (Spanish, Portuguese, French, and German) by request.

Mobile SIM cards including Wi-Fi are available with the assistance of our team upon request and can be subject to a small additional charge of approximately: 20 USD (prices subject to change by the communication company). 

For clients with mobility issues please contact us. For Golf Cart services at Petra, please contact us. 

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level.

Most local tourist restaurants in Jordan do not serve alcohol, and if you do not want a dry restaurant, please contact us.

Language

English, French, Spanish

Activity Level

Easy

Cancellation Policy
  • For cancellations upto 2 days before the tour -

    Refund of 80% of the tour price.
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USD 179.49 / Person
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